Eat | Padella, London Bridge

You always know the reputation of a restaurant by the amount of people who are willing to queue up to dine in it. Padella is one of such places where the queue is long, it will always be busy, and more important the food is incredible. Each time I go past there, there is always…

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Peace @ St Paul’s

The view of St Paul is incredible, the view from St Paul is equally incredible. This remains my favourite building in London, and possibly the world depending on the day, the seasons and the mood I wake up in. Three buildings hold the spot of the best in the world: The Eiffel Tower, St Paul’s…

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Stay: The Ampersand Hotel | A Sweet Spot

I inherited my dad’s bohemian nature for travelling and staying in hotels. I love staying in hotels, not airbnb or hostels, but hotels with room service and really good breakfasts- airbnb makes me feel like I am crashing on someone else’s turf so can never feel at home, and I have heard the horror stories…

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Richmond Along the River & Through The Park

As I’ve often said, London has the best in-between season. Some years its only a sliver of hope and other years, its a proper season, the colours are full and rich, the air is that slant of perfection, that place we want it to stay forever. And wandering around Richmond can make this feel extra…

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Eat | The Ivy Café, Richmond

Perhaps the best thing about a restaurants is making a point of returning again, and again and trying some of the old favourites, looking forward to a particular meal and being fairly certain of a good time regardless of the company. The Ivy Café in Richmond is such a restaurant. The food is good, not…

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Stay | The Bingham Hotel, Richmond

Richmond is one of the loveliest neighbourhoods in London, or on the outskirts of it if we are being technically and geographically specific, it is in the borough of Richmond Upon Thames on either side of the famous river, and twenty minutes from central London. And it is home to the ever enchanting Bingham hotel.…

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Walk Hyde Park

If there is one thing London has in abundance, bang in the middle of the city and does it so beautifully, its greenery. Parks! And of all the parks in all the land (dramatic enough?) Hyde Park is my favourite and dare I say, the most beautiful. It big and green and connects you to…

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